Business Briefs

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — April 2018

Kennewick-Richland tops in country for quick home sales The Kennewick-Richland area topped a national list for quick home sales in 2017. Across more than 200 metropolitan areas, the average days on the market for a home was 67 days in 2017. This is a sharp decline from the peak in 2011 when the average was […]

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Networking

Networking — April 2018

HONORS & AWARDS Flo Sayre, a real estate agent with Farmers National Co. in Pasco, received the 2017 Land Realtor of America Award from the Realtors Land Institute. She has been a real estate agent for 24 years and is a fourth-generation Pasco resident. Jason E. Johnson, an advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Spokane, who […]

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Business Updates — April 2018

NEW BUSINESSES Avea Financial Planning has opened at 723 The Parkway in Richland (inside Fuse SPC). The business offers financial planning and investment services for pre-retirees and Generation X families, specifically focusing on college funding and retirement planning. Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Contact: 509-366-0032, aveafp.com, Facebook. CrossFit 12 Stones has […]

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs — March 2018

$300,000 invested in Tri-City entrepreneurship efforts The U.S. Department of Commerce recently announced that the Port of Benton in Richland received $300,000 to support the development of early-stage seed capital funds through the Economic Development Administration’s Regional Innovation Strategies program. The port is the administrator for the Tri-Cities Research District, a state Innovation Partnership Zone […]

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Networking

Networking — March 2018

HONORS & AWARDS Edward Jones, with offices in the Tri-Cities, has been named among the best places to work. The company was No. 5 on the 2018 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work. It was the 19th time Edward Jones has made the list. The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys recognized Kennewick lawyer Mathew […]

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Business Updates — March 2018

NEW BUSINESSES Cigar Savvy has opened at 8390 W. Gage Blvd., Suite 110, Kennewick. The business sells premium cigars and pipe tobacco. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Contact: 509-579-4444, cigarsavvyshop.com, Facebook. Creekstone Care Assisted Living is now open at 3321 W. 10th Ave. in […]

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs — February 2018

Fire destroys Pasco onion shed Fire officials are working to determine the cause of a fire at a Pasco onion shed that burned to the ground Feb. 2. Damage was significant, with estimated losses of $3 million, according to the Pasco Fire Department. Twenty-eight firefighters from the Pasco Fire Department, Richland Fire Department, Franklin Fire District […]

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Networking

Networking — February 2018

HONORS & AWARDS The Tri-City Association of Realtors has announced the winners of its 2017 annual awards: Realtor of the Year, Gayle Stack, owner of Everstar Realty; Sunrise Award (for contributions to a better tomorrow for the community), Cathryn Tames, executive director of the Children’s Developmental Center; Realtor Community Service Award, Jed Morris of Windermere […]

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Business Updates — February 2018

NEW BUSINESSES IDK Restaurant has opened at 335 W. Columbia Drive in Kennewick. The restaurant offers breakfast favorites, burgers, steaks and other dinner specials. Hours: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday and 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. Contact: 509-579-0588, Facebook. Jade’s British Girl Treats has […]

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs — January 2018

Kennewick’s P.F. Chang’s restaurant to close The Kennewick P.F. Chang’s restaurant will close Jan. 21. A sign at the 8108 W. Gage Blvd. restaurant thanks customers “for being part of our family.” A P.F. Chang’s spokesman said the restaurant’s lease has expired. The 6,615-square-foot Chinese restaurant has been open for 10 years and employs about […]

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